Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

The Fountain of Rome at the Villa d'Este, Tivoli

Artist:
Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo)
Date:
1765
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, watercolor, heightened with white, over black and red chalk, on faded blue paper
Dimensions:
11 7/8 x 18 3/4 in. (30.2 x 47.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, in honor of a curator, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.506
Not on view
Inscription: In black ink along lower left margin: "villa Deste magio 1765. C.N."
Possibly previously owned by Jules de Goncourt (French, Paris 1830–1870 Paris)and Edmond de Goncourt, French, Paris 1822 - Paris 1896, possibly their sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 16, 1897, lot 205; Possibly previously owned by Comtesse de Péthion , possibly in her estate sale, Paris, May 14-17, 1902, lot 7; Hôtel Drouot, Paris May 10, 1916, lot 82 bis; Annette Dreux , by descent to a private collection, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections," February 3, 1999–April 25, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 8, 2007–March 25, 2007.

Perrin Stein, Mary Tavener Holmes Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999, cat. no. 45, pp. 102-103, ill.

Susanna Caviglia-Brunel Charles-Joseph Natoire, 1700-1777. Paris, 2012, cat. no. D. 717, 463, ill.



Related Objects

The Harvest of Silenus

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: ca. 1759 Medium: Red, white and touches of black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white, on beige paper Accession: 1996.568 On view in:Not on view

Staircase in the Palazzo Barberini, Palestrina

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: mid-18th century Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white Accession: 52.138 On view in:Not on view

The Departure of Sancho Panza for the Island of Barataria

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: 18th century Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and pale brown wash, over black chalk Accession: 61.2.6 On view in:Not on view

Landscape with a Large Villa on a Hilltop

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: 1759 Medium: Red chalk, pen and brown ink, gray wash, over traces of black chalk for the figures and animals, heightened with white. Sheet composed of three sections joined together horizontally. Accession: 1975.131.120 On view in:Not on view

Standing Male Figure with Left Arm Extended

Artist: Charles Joseph Natoire (French, Nîmes 1700–1777 Castel Gandolfo) Date: 18th century Medium: Red chalk, heightened with white, on beige paper Accession: 65.132 On view in:Not on view